Paris, Bibliothèque Nationale, Lat. 4628 A

Weltliches Recht im Frankenreich

Repository:

Paris (France)
Bibliothèque Nationale
Lat. 4628 A

Siglum (by Mordek 1995): P3
Siglum (by Eckhardt 1962): K 35

Digital image available at BnF


History:

Origin:
10th century (Sohm, Bischoff HA); 10th/11th century, North France (Mordek); middle of the 9th century (Eckhardt 1962 following Bischoff); 10th/11th century (Bischoff)

Provenance:
Given to the bishop of Poitiers by St Denis monastery in 1636; in Paris since 1740. (Eckhardt 1962); St Denis (Mordek)


Physical description:

Material: Parchment
Quires:
Number: 184 foll.
Size: 230-234 x 180-183 mm
Text block: 165-170 x 125-130 mm
Lines: 24

Script: Caroline minuscule

Glosses:


Contents:

  • 1v - 2v
    Notes on possession and donation (17th century)
  • 3va - 4rb
    excerpts from a letter by the Council of Quierzy to Louis the German
  • 4va
    Leo I
  • 4vb
    Gregory the Great
  • 5ra - 6va
    list of Frankish kings, list of Roman emperors of Gaul and further lists of Frankish kings
  • 6va - 7ra
    Lex Salica (long prologue)
  • 7ra - rb
    Lex Salica (short prologue) Stemma
  • 7rb - 9va, 30ra - 38ra, 39vb - 46ra, 55rb - 69rb, 74va - 76ra, 78ra - rb, 144rb - 156vb
    various capitularies Stemma
  • 9va - 30ra
    Lex Salica (Karolina emendata, list of titles and text) Stemma
  • 38ra - 39vb
    Lex Francorum Chamavorum
  • 46ra - 55rb
    Paulinus of Aquileia, Libellus sacrosyllabus episcoporum Italiae
  • 69ra - 71va
    Isidore, excerpt from the Etymologiae
  • 71va - 73ra, 77rb - 78ra
    Pactus Childeberti I et Chlotharii I
  • 73ra - 74va, 78rb - 80ra
    Childeberti II decretio Stemma
  • 76ra - rb
    Lex Salica (Sententias de septem septinas)
  • 76rb - 77rb, 156vb - 157vb
    Lex Salica (Recapitulatio solidorum) Stemma
  • 78ra
    Lex Salica (date without year)
  • 80ra - rb
    Lex Salica (epilogue)
  • 80rb
    Lex Salica (list of kings)
  • 80rb - 144ra
    collection of capitularies by Ansegis
  • 83vb - 84ra
    Epitome Iuliani 115, 28
  • 157vb - 160ra
    Hincmar of Reims, De villa Noviliaco
  • 160ra - 165ra
    collection of capitularies and canons on levy and church property
  • 166ra - 170va, 182vb - 183ra
    collection of capitularies by Benedictus Levita
  • 170va - 174rb
    record on the imperial coronation of Charles the Bald
  • 174rb - 182vb
    Einhard, Vita Karoli Magni
  • 183ra - 184ra
    excerpts from Hincmar of Reims, Quaterniones
  • 184v
    probationes pennae

References:

  • Sohm 1883 p. 115
  • Tardif 1895 p. 663-665 (cum n. 3), 670 (n. 2, 3), 673
  • Eckhardt 1962 p. XX
  • Mordek 1995 p. 21-22, 488-501, 508, 510-511, 513-514, 516, 576, 588, 590-591, 595, 599-600, 709, 1024 [PDF-Download]
  • Schmitz 1996 p. 117-120
  • Bischoff HA Fiche 31, 7.56 (p. 18)
  • Hartmann 2008 p. 92, 95 (n. 190), 326
  • Bischoff 2014 p. 99
  • Renard 2014 p. 1009-1020
  • Faulkner 2016 p. 26, 29, 109-110, 131-133, 145, 149-150, 207
  • Ubl 2017 p. 69, 222, 228, 241, 251
  • Karl Ubl, Recht in der Region. Die Rezeption von leges und capitula im karolingischen Alemannien, in: Jürgen Dendorfer / Heinrich Maulhardt / R. Johanna Regnath / Thomas Zotz (Hrsg.), 817 – Die urkundliche Ersterwähnung von Villingen und Schwenningen. Alemannien und das Reich in der Zeit Kaiser Ludwigs des Frommen (Veröffentlichung des Alemannischen Instituts Freiburg i. Br. 83), Ostfildern 2016, p. 210 (n. 13).

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